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Maintenance Mode

by The MoleApril 19, 2018

One of the lessons learned about system development over the past decade or so has been that the holy grail, if there is any such thing in the trading racket, is not to be found on the entry but rather on the campaign management side.

Which is a perspective rarely shared among novice system developers who almost instinctively focus on finding exotic alpha factors with the premise of nailing perfect entries.

But in truth even if you do manage to grab an almost prefect entry (i.e. nailing a long term spike low or spike high), the real work has just begun, for you may still be robbed of much ill-gotten gain during an ensuing whipsaw, or perhaps miss out on the meat of an extended run higher by taking profits way too early.

I frankly could go on for hours on this topic drilling into minute details and as a matter of fact I have over the past years. But theory is one thing and the more casual reader as well as I myself usually prefer to see real live examples.

Which I serve up on a daily basis, mind you, via the campaign management techniques employed along the discretionary campaigns posted here.

The reason I bring this up is that over the course of my trading career I increasingly started to differentiate between hibernation, entry, and maintenance periods. One would think that they mostly overlap given the broad selection of markets at our disposal.

But strangely reality seems to be coming into focus across various market verticals at similar moments. And while last week was most definitely the time to strike, this week is now shifting us into more of a maintenance regime.

The E-Mini seems to be ready for a little shake and a retest may bring us back to the ES 2690 or lower. I’ve decided to recede my trail back to < 2680 as I would like to ride this horse all the way, assuming of course there is more bullish tape across the horizon.

Bitcoin is slowly getting out of the gate but we are far from out of the woods here. Keeping my ISL where it’s been – nothing to do here.

Patience is indeed a virtue when it comes to trading. Unless you’re on a margin call ๐Ÿ˜‰

Gold has been rather uncooperative over the past few days and I just got stopped out, fortunately this time at break/even. I may consider a re-entry here if it paints a juicy spike low later today.

Which is why I’m happy I had enough foresight to spread my precious metals exposure across both gold and silver.

The latter has been running like gangbusters and my current trail has been elevated to roughly 2.5R. Perhaps there is more to come, but a shake out now appears to be on the roster.

Similarly copper has been on a tear all week and I was lucky enough to nail what one may consider the perfect entry.

But proper trailing here is now becoming a factor and I decided to err on the conservative side as the daily formation suggests continuation after a shake out.

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  • Mary

    Good morning Sir Mole.

    Easing back in.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Guten Morgen!

  • Mary

    Bitte!

  • Mary

    or maybe danke! I get them confused sometimes.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Roll call!! Who’s trading today?

  • http://www.linkedin.com/in/sharondsessions/ Sharon

    I am up. Just watching to see what wild crazyness springs forth today.

  • Richard Adler

    Here Mole. Why would you be so generous on your ES stop? I read your analysis a couple days ago and you were only tilting slightly bullish.

  • HD

    “mind the gap.” April’s theme. A chart image is not immediately what comes to mind but 13 for 13 opening gaps.

  • HD

    Nothing yet but boss.

  • HD

    $SPX the rally off the Feb low was 12 days too. 3 day PB followed

  • BKXtoZERO

    Took crude short first thing AM via DWT at 8.24. I have been watching USO for long term target of 14.

  • Brishort

    Have to complete my taxes!!!! looking from afar only….

  • Ronebadger

    Present! Got a small short-SPX going since the close yesterday. Working on Step 3 of a VIX sell signal today…we’ll see…

  • Yoda

    Aye!
    Great post BTW. I am quite interested in campaign management, especially for volatile trades like nutty gas and PMs.

  • HD

    Great topic in today’s blog. I try to measure the characteristics of the wave(trend). What would be normal? And I trade around it, if and when, I have a positional trade on(rarely). No need to hold if using ES, you can come and go as you please. Improve positions, trim, trail, reposition etc. Ie, today hit 2693 would fit a normal characteristic of the trend (wave), try long there or put back on what I have taken off. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/409496e8ee478da75fb23ea0b361c74c54bd8d1afaaf38a18f42e7a98259b3fa.png

  • BKXtoZERO

    Present! although after reading Scott’s post that Gerb linked to yesterday,https://evilspeculator.com/arisen/ I doubt I am in the 2% group. That post is a cold hard slap in the face. I have some newfound confidence but after reading Scott, perhaps it is delusion. I have certainly learned as you also say that is is more about the exit and more about money control and self control rather than TA and entries. Most here have systems with win rates that aren’t much better than 50/50 so a monkey could be taking my entries almost as as well as me but how I exit will define me.

  • BKXtoZERO

    Long TVIX on that spike to ES 2702, 7.10, intra-day addition

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    You’ve found the secret “scare the children line”.

  • BKXtoZERO

    so we have 1) a close outside the 2.0 bollinger, 2) a close back inside it, and for 3 we need a slightly lower close on VIX?

  • Julie

    BAC Watching for a failed back test of a broken lower channel trend line and the daily 5 ema where my stop is.on a closing basis USO 13.74 support JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0afb89a602b561dbd4121cf1db37106d383973aaac9d816d684a3d44fe19a98a.png

  • ridingwaves

    news snippet…
    Global debt has reached a record high, and three countries account for more than half of it, according to a new International Monetary Fund report released Wednesday.

    The IMFโ€™s fiscal monitor said total debt reached $164 trillion in 2016, or 225% of global gross domestic product. That includes the debt of governments, households and companies.

    Compared with the previous peak in 2009, the world is now 12% of GDP deeper in debt, the IMF said.

    Just three countries โ€” China, Japan and the U.S. โ€” account for more than half of global debt

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • ridingwaves

    Master Yoda mentioned bonds yesterday and that damn10 yr is at 2.91 has been defended via equity liquidation 3 x already…

  • Julie

    Hi GG SPX Breaks below the lower gap and daily 5 ema a bearish bias and esp. the lower upper trend line The cloud is always tough resistance https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/b06519d7bcd5debcdce74e447de61f7d9cb2cfb997e54207b4ff9f9c198e0c4e.png JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    U.S. mortgage rates at their highest levels this year

    this can’t happen during spring selling season….it can’t……signed PTB…

  • Julie
  • Julie

    Like GG must resume work
    JULIE

  • Darkthirty

    Nice!

  • Julie

    Sneaking in a quick chart USO Weekly Chart Watch out …. A Reminder observe the negative divergences RSI — MACD and Stochs Overbought weekly and daily charts IMO Not much left esp with a possible 3 drives to the top pattern since mid February Shown USO Weekly chart https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c2ae2c8c3e8c26b813076744cc827333c9308d5bb9a50261d39bab82b3fab5e4.png JULIE

  • BKXtoZERO

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5fee5b2a989fbfb183a8f762437a91c3146fc63bc45cf71565792d45574ccbca.png

    That’s RIGHT. I want the FED to protect my inflated home! I mentioned in the past I was working on it. I just painted the door this week so yes, FED, protect my ASSet. I know I told you guys how busy I have been on it the last few years. I am DONE! Below is a before and after picture of the foreclosure listing picture and what it looks like just now. This is the best trade BK ever made. Seattle has gone up H UUUUGE as Donald would say.

  • BKXtoZERO

    I’m in this morning, DWT

  • Julie

    Hi BKXtoZERO Hold on pal … Longs are going to get burned a dump is coming. Checkout the COT Report The Commercials are VERY VERY net short. The Commercials are the smart money JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5204ded598efc53962f3a66e1f8a9ece906fa5c73c6126b036c93464fe2362fa.png

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    house looks great. (love the door!)

    driveway looks like sh!t.

    Your *not done*
    ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Darkthirty

    ..

  • BKXtoZERO

    oh you are NEVER “done”, but I am finished for a while….. going to relax and enjoy myself, also get back into studying trading as I was inspired by Scott’s post that you linked to yesterday.

  • Darkthirty

    PRS Guitars comes to mind………………

  • ridingwaves

    baby steps….looks great, Seattle is in bubble…Thank Obama and his crew for selling out americans to allow foreign purchasers to buy homes in bulk and without foreign purchase tax that he and his banker buddies eliminated during the great depression 2

  • BKXtoZERO

    Vancouver BC clamped down and even more money flowed here. It is crazy but I will take it!

  • Julie

    Portland is in a bubble too. Real estate up HUUUUUGE Too !
    JULIE

  • Yoda

    We gonna need a much deeper sell-off in risk to keep those rates down. Technical picture on the weekly chart looks like the yield on the 10 y may breach the 3% soon.

  • BKXtoZERO

    ya like 2450 ES……

  • Mark Shinnick

    Taking it requires a transaction.

  • Mark Shinnick

    Do you have a plan to lock in the gains?

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Win rate doesn’t matter – what matters is your trading approach and your campaign management relative to your system. But if you recognized blatant gaps in your skill set then now is a good time to get up to speed. The material has been posted for years and it’s up to you to decide how much work and effort you’re willing to put in.

  • Julie

    BKZtoZERO My husband is a union construction electrician IBEW Local 532 Billings MT (serving Bozeman) and Portland IBEW Local 48. Seattle IBEW Local 46 getting 18 bucks for three years on the check which will put them at approx. 68 per hour. It was negotiated because of the skyrocketing cost of living in Seattle. Portland is expected to get the same
    JULIE

  • Mark Shinnick

    I’ve been standing by to go long equities.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Because my outlook is now bullish and I’m attempting to sit out the current sell off. May fail of course and in hindsight taking profits would have been better/easier. But often what happens is a quick snapback and you miss out on jumping back in. So this time I’m trying the more distant route.

  • ridingwaves

    this was set into motion long before Vancouver acted….
    In fact I think I’m going to write Trump to point out this glaring hole in the American landscape, the housing bulk purchases and tax the foreign purchases retroactively ……be prepared for a 20% move downward in pricing….I am….

  • BKXtoZERO

    on the house? no… we are living here…. not a flip. Hedged w/ long TVIX right now though sir!

  • BKXtoZERO

    pulled off my “day only position” TVIX 7.53, from 7.1. Still holding “core” position from 7.1 so I guess that was 2R, but only for “quickie”.

  • Julie

    Love those quickies BKXtoZERO. GG no lewd comments concerning “Quickies” LOL!
    JULIE

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    It’s all going to end in tears, Julie. The bubble has been re-inflated for an entire decade and they think they can keep doing it for yet another or two.

  • Mark Shinnick

    Yeah, I needed rest so couldn’t manage my short but will inform when I rebuy longside.

  • Yoda

    But not before its time

  • HD

    Nice trade!

  • Julie

    I agree Chief. We are debt free with savings to endure calamity. We survived the previous bear market in full colors and are totally prepared. We have taught our children too
    JULIE

  • Mark Shinnick

    Yeah, I know. There will again come a time now well out of our collective recency biased memory when great hard-won houses can be had very easily.

  • BKXtoZERO

    a ‘Nooner”

  • BKXtoZERO

    are you reading Prechter again?

  • BKXtoZERO

    mid May

  • Mark Shinnick

    Public pensions….the tax man protecting the public sector worker class.
    How to prepare for that??
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/78bce415d1f63b5828c2b4360d93d6a1f031759663ad2607c2a92e364cacfb6b.jpg

  • Julie

    Same thing as a “Quickie” LOL !
    JULIE

  • BKXtoZERO

    what hedges do you suggest? can I buy a straddle option on my house? I like TVIX!

  • ridingwaves
  • Mark Shinnick

    Volatile and feverish positioning….a market lesson in there somewhere..

  • BKXtoZERO

    oh, I am ready. I totally expect it and also trading accordingly.

  • kudra

    and you’re bullish on equities? does not compute.

    EDIT: Guess it all hinges on your time frame.

  • Mark Shinnick

    Well…it really does actually….its regularly researched and re-examined.
    Its not about marriage to fixed market positions around here.

  • ridingwaves

    your over thinking it….2 different things…

  • Mary

    SRS looks ready to zoom – weekly and daily charts …

  • Julie

    Good one Mary SRS Daily chart https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/232a0702172c8326ddae57b39fe26fb29fa9c988387181351d4775bc4e5ab0f5.png pops above the cloud and upper channel trend line YES ! RSI daily down to 40 and Full Stochs room to run. Again nice one Mary JULIE

  • Mary

    2 different time frames.

  • ridingwaves

    holy moly, that chart looks sweet… the 50 is above a cycle for bear-bull trend….for the first time since 2012

  • Mark Shinnick

    Examine the assumptions. We have to confront and invision a damaged system with damaged liquidity harming volumes in this amazing market opportunity we’ve grown to rely upon. tvix and similar instruments depend on that volume and liquidity. So, something like a 1x short RE etf. The solution seems to be a long term less managed position like RE itself..

  • BKXtoZERO

    Julie…. we know each other now. You can call me “BK” this isn’t facebook ;-0

  • BKXtoZERO

    DRV is triple….. may as well have the triple bacon cheeseburger

  • Julie

    Got it BK … Great blog ! I was on another blog before here and I was basically the only female and it was terrible. There were some other girls that posted and they were run off with the language and insults. Very decent guys here and Mole would not tolerate improprieties Thanks BK for your insights and contributions as everyone does here. I really mean it
    JULIE

  • BKXtoZERO

    Thanks! makes perfect sense! the exact sector. Does DRV work for you?

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    What do long term perspectives have to do with my daily trading activities?

  • HD

    So AMZN Banks $10,000,000,000 a year off prime suckers that pre pay $100 a year for โ€œfree shippingโ€???

  • Mark Shinnick

    Not so much when liquidity dries up….might be great in the beginning and then repositon into 1x for the long haul continuation.

  • Darkthirty

    Buy another rehab as a stoploss, sell the one you have……….

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Debt free here as well – I just never saw the point.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    What do my general thoughts on the state of the global economy have to do with Robert Prechter? Are you trying to be abrasive?

  • Mary

    All 4 equity indices are now set up for the next leg down on the 15 min charts. Let’s see if there is follow through.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    I have not officially been granted Sainthood just yet, RW ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • BKXtoZERO

    thanks dude…. smart folks on here.

  • BKXtoZERO

    if all goes as planned, my physical metals will explode, then, hopefully my trading continues to be successful, then by a second property after crashola.

  • Mark Shinnick

    That’s the centerpoint of his particular market confusion, fixation into a single large position against every cogent trend.

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • BKXtoZERO

    ok, somewhat of a barb sorry, but we all know that is what he is saying…. problem is he’s been saying it for a long time. Sorry chief!

  • Darkthirty

    What’s the rental market look like? I always have at least 2 properties, with one for sale

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    regardless of time, I fear some government will use the Nuclear wrecking ball as a political escape. I could care less, but I do have my heritage to worry about.

  • BKXtoZERO

    I am a piss/ant, trying to at least be a larger better pis/ant. Of all the people on here, follow the other real traders. I do try to be entertaining though!

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    BUT!!…..

  • HD

    $SPX broke all the TLโ€™s in April. New wave. If they test the break out 2675 there may be a trade there. Plenty of supply.

  • Mark Shinnick

    Yeah…tracking that too.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    And what have I been doing in the interim? Posting wave counts? I really don’t get your point mate.

  • Julie

    GG My husband never worked out of 266. He has worked Denver ; San Francisco ; New Orleans ; Dallas ; Memphis and Chicago when no work in Portland and Bozeman. I went with him to Denver ; New Orleans and Chicago. It was fun and my brother and his wife took our children
    JULIE

  • Darkthirty

    Rodents and cockroaches always survive

  • HD

    Dude! Sweet!

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • Darkthirty

    Looking for 10 on RSI(5) on 60 minute $INDU

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the Kitchen
    ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Diamonds burn at 1472 degree Fahrenheit, so you might want to keep them in a cooler.

  • Darkthirty

    Gap closed…?

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    from the 17th?….yes.

  • HD

    Nice chart. Iโ€™m scaling in to that confluence.

  • BKXtoZERO

    yes it was abrasive and I apologize Sir. I very much admire your ability to take what looks to be the correct trade, any time, based on solid evidence like no other I have ever seen. I am just not used to hearing too much actual doom and gloom from you. Sorry (again). Great call, you and Fabio in the face of danger.

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • BKXtoZERO

    Mole said he moved his stop to 2680 and that they must be reading his blog. Pretty close!

  • Julie

    USO Yeah ! Break 13.74 support. C’mon !
    JULIE

  • Julie

    BAC Declining 21 ema holding bounce
    JULIE

  • Julie

    BAC the backtest and the daily 5 ema. Still held in check by the declining 21 ema USO 13.74 support which is today’s low JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ae676529c906ae346e9166f677f653ecbb3e3324f0252238a65e37b8b122e957.png

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    {crowded trade}

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    do like Scott. green line above, red line below, let the blender do it’s thing until so.

  • Julie

    BAC RSI below 50 with the 5 – 21 and 55 ema’s in a bearish alignment beneath the cloud (not shown) with the conversion line (8) below the baseline (21) Bearish bias and trend. Weekly chart oversold chart pattern a bear flag. 29.67 is an important level to break below
    JULIE

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    it’s a cluster. any economic events on the horizon?

  • BobbyLow

    I have Amazon Prime and think it’s is a good deal. Prime also includes Movie and Series Streaming similar to Netflix. The total charge for Amazon Prime is about the same as the cost for Netflix and the free shipping on purchases from Amazon is just a bonus.

  • HD

    The rally this morn was 10 points. letโ€™s see if that contains this afternoons, 92

  • Julie

    Taking 3/4 off long ABMD. Holding daily 5 ema but a possible minor wedge forming. Did OK
    JULIE

  • Julie

    GG No … Rumor has it that Bruce Springsteen is coming to Bozeman Yeah Seriously
    JULIE

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    well, at least he’s an honest man.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-xArgmWsAIoeGL.jpg

  • Julie

    GG In college I had a class Viet Nam Era. Very difficult period for Americans esp people of military age and their parents
    JULIE

  • Mark Shinnick

    That’s the thing….really have to use the hell out of it. Gotchas are often the base prices for goods are not the best, and competitors give free shipping anyway.

  • HD

    Do you see why I was now? 92

  • Mark Shinnick

    Things nearing long entry…may run out of time today.

  • Mark Shinnick

    Kudra, my offer to manage your accounts is still open.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Didn’t mean to jump down your throat but quite frankly I don’t enjoy being accused of directional bias when I’m one of the few voices out there constantly arguing against that type of mental hangup.

    Some people are unable to differentiate between their macro-economic outlook and their trading activities. It’s never been my problem and thus I was a bit surprised anyone would even hint at the possibility.

    In the end my results my trading speak for themselves.

  • Julie

    USO A heads up Strong support matches the rising 21 ema and mid line of channel. Upper gap window matches the 34 ema JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5a54271ee220ea65245a95b05a76035efb59777049edd6a276830f86af3c0a58.png

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Can’t believe it turned two handles above my stop – LOL ๐Ÿ™‚

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8a46195a662154ad3ef65c543b1e911607c5c11b7494ee8c248243dc294fe890.png

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Well, the session ain’t over yet… best not to count my blessings prematurely.

  • Mark Shinnick

    Yeah…I’m looking for a bit more before the buy.

  • Darkthirty
  • ridingwaves

    not even, I get everything shipped free, dog food to nail cutters….
    no other service like Prime…..It’s paid itself 40x over….

  • Julie

    SPX 25 minutes left Holding both daily 5 and 55 ema’s and fib arc. SHEESH ! JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/75448cedbab36d0670f6d8cf02dd23c7bc673e9824f95b10b0dfd24e4200a042.png

  • BobbyLow

    And there’s another thing we agree on! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • ridingwaves

    phantom spike, Mark S has me looking at miners, I have found a couple others outside of GORO that speak to me….

  • BKXtoZERO

    I mentioned that… unreal Mole.

  • Yoda

    same here

  • Yoda

    Same here, and I sleep good at night

  • HD

    Nice Call on the shakeout. I canโ€™t believe you held thru that.

  • ridingwaves

    pummeling them with shit would work better…
    a friend goes to the VA pretty often since our own sprayed him with Agent Orange, thus Lymphoma, Brain, Testicular and a couple other cancer things he has to have worked on until he dies from it….all the radiation and chemo ate his teeth up so the VA put implants in across the board…..

    War is just a place where the young are used to feed the egos of the aged man in power….

  • ridingwaves

    sending you good trading thoughts and of course life thoughts….my brother from another mother…..not even 420 day and I’m getting a contact buzz here…..jeez

  • Mark Shinnick

    Cool man. …Penny for your thoughts?
    https://youtu.be/SX7ZEotoFh0?t=14

  • Julie

    RW I am looking to short the miners. Overbought at the 61.8% retracement and strong resistance. A bearish close below today’s low will also be below the daily 5 ema and a trend line JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e6613f3d91443a0b273bccce27bc2dcf4347df877472888ad0394adfea8ec5a7.png

  • BobbyLow

    “War is just a place where the young are used to feed the egos of the aged man in power….”

    That’s spot on RW.

    In the mean time, I see my comment is under review. I wonder what words got picked up, shit, shitty, pummeling politicians? I hope I don’t see a couple of Black Suburbans pulling into my driveway. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    if the amateur bears loaded today, they’ll be covering tomorrow.
    higher and upward tomorrow?
    (RSI 50 support)

  • Julie

    GG Any idea what max pain is SPY ? I will look it up
    JULIE

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    170.

    OpX on Hitler’s birthday, could be interesting.

  • Julie

    270 GG
    JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    commodities are running behind inflation, bonds are taking notice…I see a couple opportunities but they could be just that-words..

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    my bad.
    I was looking at Apple.

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    Time Check

    Yellow Hair.

  • ridingwaves

    I see it fine-comment

  • Julie

    30 BAC and 13 USO
    JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    heck we have ourselves a committee of debt free folks, maybe we should call it the unillumanti, or jujumanti….whatever….it sure is a good feeling…

    debt sleeps with the devil, fuck that guy, I only swing one way….

  • Julie

    RW I read a great article yesterday about the 2 yr yield. The FED is out to lunch
    JULIE

  • Julie

    USO Max Pain is 13 matching the upper gap window. Tomorrow could be a dumpus aurelious Yeah ! JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0641a95461bab130f71041de5356444edf091c46cb7bcb22049bd59a91945607.png

  • Julie

    Back to work Everyone Have A Grea Rest Of Day. See everyone tomorrow Before I forget I posted this chart and comment last night on previous thread JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/f30efeed05c0c15b590cf060f24a3a34613e7771bc4977c304e03dd3e47c43e4.png https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/f30efeed05c0c15b590cf060f24a3a34613e7771bc4977c304e03dd3e47c43e4.png

  • Ronebadger

    Yes, VIX Step 3 Sell Signal completed today.

  • BKXtoZERO

    I saw you pointing that out. We shall soon see! Thanks

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Thanks but I’m not sure it’s done just yet. The close was a bit iffy… the big reaper may just pay me a visit overnight.

  • HD

    I’m not familiar but have stop, will trade. I’m all ears.

  • HD

    Julie, you are the oil whisperer. Kudos

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  • Mark Shinnick

    Ended up small long on the day.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Hey guys – feeling like shit today, won’t be able to post…

  • kudra

    Feel better. Thanks for keeping this place going strong.

  • http://www.captainboom.com/ captainboom

    In the navy, a nooner was a nap. I like a quickie better.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Thanks mate. Woke up with swollen sinuses and cheeks due to seasonal allergies (I think) – gets me every year…

  • kudra

    Been dealing with something similar for a week. Green tea, lemon water, fruits, rest.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Feel better!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Brishort

    Ha!…. another slacker hiding behind allergies. Someone bring out the whip, we need to get this place in order!!!! Where’s GG when you need him….

  • Brishort

    Jokes apart, take care Mole, we’ll try not to burn down the place while you rest ;p

  • Brishort

    Hourly 2680 ES support in play.